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The Piano Trio Repertoire
Discography & Review Index: “A” Composers

 

Lev Abeliovich
(1912-1985, Lithuania)

Trio (1955)

Alexander Tutunov, Kathryn Lucktenberg, Steven Pologe
(+ Piano concerto, Romances, Aria)
Altarus AIRCD9058

 

Hans Abrahamsen
(b. 1952, Denmark)

Traumlieder (1984-2009)

Trio Con Brio Copenhagen
(+ Norgard: Spell, Sorensen: Phantasmagorica)
Dacapo 8226108

 

Dieter Acker
(1940-2006, Germany)

Stigmen

Abegg Trio
(+ Erdmann; Henze: Kammersonate, Killmayer: Brahms-Bildnis, Rihm: Fremde)
Tacet 92

 

Samuel Adler
(b. 1928, USA)

Trio 1 (1964)

Lanier Trio
(+ Trio 2, Quartets 4, 5 & 8, Violin sonatas 2-4, other chamber works)
Navona NV5885

Rawlins Trio
(+ Heilman; Parker: Suite)
Albany TROY107

Trio 2 (1978)

Lanier Trio
(+ Trio 1, Quartets 4, 5 & 8, Violin sonatas 2-4, other chamber works)
Navona NV5885

 

Miguel del Águila
(1957-, Uraguay)

Tango

Trio Arcos
(+ Fernández: Trio Brasileiro, Piazzolla: Seasons; Sierra 4)
Centaur CRC3336

 

Georg von Albrecht
(1891-1976, Germany)

Trio

Georg von Albrecht, Helke Bier, Mirek Jahoda
(+ Improvisation for cello)
Realsound RS0510125

 

Raffaele d’Alessandro
(1911-1959, Switzerland)

Trio (1940)

Trio Musiviva
(+ Piano sonata, violin sonata & string quartet 2)
Gallo 621

Miniatures (1936)

Absolut Trio
(+ Andreae 2, Veress)
Musiques Suisses MGBCD6278 [review]

 

Franco Alfano
(1875-1954, Italy)

Concerto (1933)

Scott Dunn, Elmira Darvarova, Samuel Magill
(+ Cello sonata)
Naxos 8.570928 [review][review]

 

Charles-Valentin Alkan
(1813-1888, France)

Trio in g, op. 30

Trio Alkan
(+ Grand Duo Concertante, Cello Sonata)
Marco Polo 8.223383 re-issued as Naxos 8.555352 [review]

Ronald Smith, James Clark, Moray Welsh
(+ Capriccio, Cello sonata, Etudes, Grand duo, Piano works)
APR 7032 [review]

Olivier Gardon, Dong Suk Kang, Yvan Chiffoleau
(+ Cello sonata, Grand duo)
Timpani 1C1139

 

Solhi Al-Wadi
(1934-2007, Iraq/Syria)

Trio (1975)

Amici Ens
(+ Chebotarian, Glazunov: Reverie, Prokofiev: Overture)
Atma Classique ACD22566

 

Alexander Alyabyev
(1787-1851, Russia)

Trio in a

Beethoven Trio Bonn
(+ Trio movement, Piano quintet, Violin sonata)
Cavi Music 8553338 [review]

Borodin Trio
(+ Tchaikovsky)
Chandos CHAN8975
(+ Tchaikovsky, Taneyev, Rachmaninov 1 & 2, Shostakovich 2, Arensky 1)
Brilliant Classics 93423

Emil Gilels,
(+ Piano quintet, Violin sonata)
Doremi DHR7755

Trio movement in E flat

Beethoven Trio Bonn
(+ Trio in a, Piano quintet, Violin sonata)
Cavi Music 8553338 [review]

St Petersburg Trio
(+ Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov)
Russian Compact Disc RCD10054

Victor Felitsiant, Da Camera E Da Chiesa
(Alyabyev: Romances, Dall'oglio: Violin sonata 2, Lolli: Violin sonata 1)
Olympia OCD549 (also released on Blue Pie Music)

 

Volkmar Andreae
(1879-1962, Switzerland)

Trio 1 (1901)

Absolut Trio
(+ Schubert movements, Lee, Käser, Schumann arrangements)
Solo Musica SM180

Locrian Ens
(+ Trio 2)
Guild GMCD7307 [review]

Trio 2 (1908)

Absolut Trio
(+ Alessandro: Miniatures; Veress)
Musiques Suisses MGBCD6278 [review]

Locrian Ens
(+ Trio 1)
Guild GMCD7307 [review]

 

Elfrida Andrée
(1841-1929, Sweden)

Trio in c (1860)

Trio Nordica
(+ Trio in g, Piano Quartet)
Intim Musik IMCD113

Trio in g

Trio Nordica
(+ Trio in c, Piano Quartet)
Intim Musik IMCD113

 

Hendrik Andriessen
(1892-1981, Holland)

Trio (1939)

Amsterdam Bridge Ens
(+ Cello sonata, Violin sonata, Inventions)
Cobra COB0030

 

Iosif Andriosov
(1933-2000, Russia)

Trio (1957)

Unknown performers
(+ String quartets)
IMMA

 

Marco Anzoletti
(1867-1929, Italy)

Trio in A major

ArTre Trio
(+ Lazzari)
Phoenix Classics 22160

 

Alessandro Appignani
(1976-, Italy)

La Coscienza d'Orfeo

Alessandro Appignani, unnamed violinist, Wolfgang Schmidt
(+ Piano quintet & other chamber works)
Brilliant Classics 9235 [review]

 

Enrique Arbós
(1863-1939, Spain)

Piezas originales en estilo español

(Habanera) Trio Arbos
(+ Albeniz: Tango; Brouwer: Sones y Danzones; Gianneo: Dos Danzas Argentinas, Trio 2; Piazzolla: La Muerte del Ángel, Oblivion)
Ensayo ENYCD9821 [review]

Trio Bellas Artes
(+ Other chamber works & songs)
Verso VRS2017 [review]

Devich Trio
(+ Cassado, Turina: Circulo)
Challenge Classics CC72322 [review]

 

Anton Arensky
(1865-1911, Russia)

Trio 1, op. 32 (1894)

Trio Anime
(+ Mendelssohn 1)
Cascavelle 3018

Arensky Trio
(+ Tchaikovsky: Seasons)
Northern Flowers NFPMA9997

Arthur Grumiaux Trio
(+ Smetana)
Ricercar 5400439131118

Trio ATOS
(+  Rachmaninov 1, Shostakovich 2)
Farao B108083

Australian Trio
(+ Debussy, Hummel 1 & 4, Saint-Saens 1, Smetana)
ABC Classics 4761231 [review]
(+ Bernstein, Brahms 2, Brimer, Debussy, Edwards, Hummel 1 & 4, Smetana, Tchaikovsky)
ABC Classics 4765235 [review][review]

Beaux Arts Trio
(+ Trio 2)
Philips 4421272

Beethoven Trio Bonn
(+ Kaputin: Divertissement; Rachmaninov 1, Shostakovich 1)
C-Avi Music 8.553277

Bekova Sisters
(+ Shostakovich 2)
Claudio CR4013

Borodin Trio
(+ Glinka)
Chandos CHAN8477
(+ Trio 2)
Chandos CHAN7048 & CHAN10184X

Boston Trio
(+ Faure, Musto)
Centaur CRC3523

Canadian Piano Trio
(+ Dvorak 3)
IBS 1010

Cho Piano Trio
(+ Mendelssohn 2, Shostakovich 2, Tchaikovsky)
Telos TLS197

Claremont Trio
(+ Shostakovich 1 & 2)
Tria Records 5637251483

Trio Cracovia
(+ Dvorak 3)
Dux 0513

Dussek Trio
(+ Trio 2)
Meridian CDE84398

Eastman Piano Trio
(+ Glinka, Rachmaninov 2, Rimsky-Korsakov, Shostakovich 2, Tchaikovsky; Mouraviev: Nativite)
Vox Box 3021

Trio Enescu
(+ Enescu 1)
Genuin GEN16447 [review]

Escher Trio
(+ Korngold)
Challenge Classics FL72407 [review]

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
(+ Tchaikovsky)
Koch International 7731

Kinsky Trio
(+ Rimsky-Korsakov)
Praga Digitals DSD250285

Leonore Piano Trio
(+ Trio 2, Rachmaninov: Vocalise)
Hyperion CDA68015 [review]

Moscow Trio
(+  Borodin, Glinka, Rimsky-Korsakov, Taneyev & Tchaikovsky)
Brilliant Classics 94712 [review]
(+ Glinka, Taneyev & Tchaikovsky)
Le Chant du Monde 288007

Nash Ensemble
(+ Rimsky-Korsakov: Wind quintet)
CRD 3409

Neva Trio
(+ Babajanian, Schnittke, Shostakovich 2, Tchaikovsky)
Officina Della Musica 1016

New Arts Trio
(+ Trio 2)
Fleur de Son FDS57930

New Munich Trio
(+ Trio 2)
Calig 50913

Trio Nota Bene
(+ Rachmaninov 1, Shostakovich 2)
Claves CD502720 [review][review]

Ophir Trio
(+ Lalo 1)
Erasmus WVH015

Orion Music Ens
(+ Beethoven: Kakadu variations, Schoenfeld: Cafe music, Schumann: Kinderszenen,

Rachmaninov Trio Moscow
(+ Trio 2)
Tudor 7152 [review]

Rembrandt Trio
(+ Tchaikovsky)
Dorian Sono Luminus DOR90146

Trio Shaham Erez Wallfisch
(+ Rachmaninov 1, Shostakovich 2)
Nimbus NI5917 [review][review]

Solomon Trio
(+ Tchaikovsky)
IMP 52

Spectrum Concerts Berlin
(+ Piano quintet, String quartet 2)
Naxos 8573317 [review][review]

Turnovsky Trio
(+ Glinka, Rachmaninov 1)
Morrison Music Trust MMT2031

Trio Varsovia
(+ Haydn 27)
Acte Prealable AP0034

Vivo Trio
(+ Brahms 2)
Dux 0837

Trio Voce
(+ Suk, Zemlinsky)
Con Brio CBR21344 [review]

Trio Wanderer
(+ Tchaikovsky)
Harmonia Mundi HMC902161 [review][review]

Wilkomirski Trio
(+ Trio 2)
Dux 1320 [review]

Yuval Trio
(+ Dvorak 2)
Relief CR900012 [review]
(+ Shostakovich 2)
Centaur CRC2443

Vovka Ashkenazy, Richard Stamper, Christine Jackson
(+ Tchaikovsky)
Naxos 8.550467

Mona Golabek, Andres Cardenes, Jeffrey Solow
(+ Tchaikovsky)
Delos DE3056

 Yefim Bronfman, Lin Cho-Liang, Gary Hoffman
(+ Tchaikovsky)
Sony 53269

Leonard Pennario, Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky
(+ Turina, Kodaly: Duo)
RCA 61758
(+ Mendelssohn 2, Turina 1)
Also released in various collections including RCA 5451452 & Sony 88697700502

Jouni Somero, Raymond Cox, Laura Bucht
(+ Piano works)
FC Records FCRCD9724

Trio 2, op. 73 (1903)

Beaux Arts Trio
(+ Trio 1)
Philips 4421272

Borodin Trio
(+ Shostakovich: Bloch verses, Prokofiev: Hebrew themes)
Chandos CHAN8924
(+ Trio 1)
Chandos CHAN7048 & CHAN10184X

Dussek Trio
(+ Trio 1)
Meridian CDE84398

Leonore Piano Trio
(+ Trio 1, Rachmaninov: Vocalise)
Hyperion CDA68015 [review]

New Arts Trio
(+ Trio 1)
Fleur de Son FDS57930

New Munich Trio
(+ Trio 1)
Calig 50913

Rachmaninov Trio Moscow
(+ Trio 1)
Tudor 7152 [review]

Wilkomirski Trio
(+ Trio 1)
Dux 1320 [review]

 

Kit Armstrong
(1992-, USA)

Stop laughing: we're rehearsing!

Kit Armstrong, Andrej Bielow, Adrian Brendel
(+ Beethoven 1, Haydn 38, Liszt: Tristia)
Genuin GEN12239

 

Richard Arnell
(1917-2009, England)

Trio (1946)

Locrian Ens
(+ String quintet, Flute trio, Music for harp)
Dutton CDLX7122

 

Finn Arnestad
(1915-1994, Norway)

Trio

Oslo Trio
(+ Violin, Double bass & Trombone sonatas, Music for winds, Sextet)
Aurora ACD4987

 

Malcolm Arnold
(1921-2005, England)

Trio (1956)

English Piano Trio
(+ Violin sonatas, fantasy for cello)
Naxos 8.554237

Nash Ensemble
(+ Violin sonatas, duo for 2 cellos)
Hyperion CDA66171 re-issued as CDH55071 [review]

 

Claude Arrieu
(1903-1990, France)

Trio (1958)

Trio Parnassus
(+ Bloch: Nocturnes, Casella: Sonata a tre)
MDG L3367

 

Nicholas Ascioti
(1974-, USA)

Adirondack Tableau

Trio Casals
(+ Carollo 1, Fleisher: Ma mere; Jones: Songs; Noyes, Wilenski: Variations)
Navona NV6003

 

Daniel Asia
(1953-, USA)

Trio (1996)

Richard Ormrod, Frantisek Soucek, Vladimir Fortin
(+ Violin sonata)
Summit DCD509

 

Lera Auerbach
(1974-, Russia)

Trio 1 (1992/6)

Delta Piano Trio
(+ Trio 2, Shostakovich 2)
Odradek ORCD350 [review][review]

Lincoln Trio
(+ Higdon, Tower; Garrop: Seven, Schwendinger: Ce la Luna, Thomas: Moon jig)
Cedille CDR90000126 [review]

Trio 2 'Triptych'

Delta Piano Trio
(+ Trio 2, Shostakovich 2)
Odradek ORCD350 [review][review]

Weiss-Kaplan-Newman Trio
(+ Schoenfield: Music videos, Chen: Tunes from my home, Newman: Juxt-opposition)
Bridge 9407

 

Ernest Austin
(1874-1947, England)

Trio 4

Summerhayes Trio
(+ Dunhill, Ellicott 2, Verne-Bredt)
Meridian CDE84478

 

Penelope Axtens
(New Zealand)

For Violin, Violoncello and Piano

New Zealand Trio
(+ Farr: Ahi, Grenfell: A feather of blue, Kelly: Sono, Norris; Dirty pixels, Psathas: Island songs)
Morrison Music Trust MMT2066

 

Sérgio Azevedo
(1968-, Portugal)

Hukvaldy Trio (2013)

Trio Pangea
(+ Carneyro, Costa)
Naxos 8573402 [review]

 




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